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Belfast Telegraph
'I've had knocks to my confidence but I've always felt that you have to engage to make a difference'had knocks to my confidence but I've always felt that you have to engage to mak
'I've had knocks to my confidence but I've always felt that you have to engage to make a difference'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 hours ago
had knocks to my confidence but I've always felt that you have to engage to make a difference' Declan Billington, head of animal feed firm John Thompson, talks to Margaret Canning about his early life, the business's innovative approach and his... Read more
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Sun Star
Apayao rues lack of preparations in Caraa downfallAPAYAO failed to sustain its previous magical run and came crashing down the la
Apayao rues lack of preparations in Caraa downfall
Sun Star / Posted 17 hours ago
APAYAO failed to sustain its previous magical run and came crashing down the ladder of the over-all team standings at the close of the 016 Cordillera Administrative Region Athletic Association (Caraa) meet held in Baguio City. With a woeful eight... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Eagleton fires 4 in wake of student abuse investigation, hires top consultant to assess operationsGREAT BARRINGTON >> Officials at Eagleton School announced on Thursday that the
Eagleton fires 4 in wake of student abuse investigation, hires top consultant to assess operations
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 20 hours ago
GREAT BARRINGTON >> Officials at Eagleton School announced on Thursday that the school has fired four employees in the wake of a recent student abuse investigation. In addition, the school said it has retained a consultant to assess Eagleton's... Read more
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The Washington Times
Obama anti-ISIS coalition crumbles as Arab allies focus elsewhereThe major Arab powers once deemed essential to the fight against the Islamic St
Obama anti-ISIS coalition crumbles as Arab allies focus elsewhere
The Washington Times / Posted 22 hours ago
The major Arab powers once deemed essential to the fight against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq have largely pulled back from the U.S.-led military campaign, undercutting the Obama administration’s claims about the depth and reach of the... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Oklahoma Now Has Tools to Better Prepare Students for CollegePayne - Oklahoma now has the tools to make improvements in poorly performing pu
Oklahoma Now Has Tools to Better Prepare Students for College
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted yesterday
Payne - Oklahoma now has the tools to make improvements in poorly performing public schools to prepare students for college and careers, with flexibility provided to states under the new Every Student Succeeds Act. Washington, DC - infoZine -... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
'Should I pay for prep school or tutoring?'As with many questions, the right answer isn't always right for everyone, but h
'Should I pay for prep school or tutoring?'
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
As with many questions, the right answer isn't always right for everyone, but here the experts offer their views.Get in touch with your own education question and see it featured on Telegraph Education (details at the end). Question: Should we pay... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Teacher Education - Was It Wrong to Have Scrapped Teacher Training Colleges?By Dayo Adesulu, Ebele Orakpo, Tare Youdeowei and Elizabeth Uwandu Bothered by
Teacher Education - Was It Wrong to Have Scrapped Teacher Training Colleges?
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By Dayo Adesulu, Ebele Orakpo, Tare Youdeowei and Elizabeth Uwandu Bothered by the shortage of quality teachers in our schools, concerned stakeholders are suggesting a restoration of teacher training colleges (TTCs), noting that asking graduates of... Read more
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The Inter-Mountain
Snow days may eat into breakWith seven snow days accounted for thus far this winter in Randolph County, any
Snow days may eat into break
The Inter-Mountain / Posted yesterday
With seven snow days accounted for thus far this winter in Randolph County, any further cancellations will cut into time originally scheduled for spring break, education officials said. Superintendent Pam Hewitt said Wednesday's cancellation will... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma's schools superintendent says it's hard to imagine students won't suffer from budget cutsWASHINGTON — Oklahoma schools Superintendent Joy Hofmeister said Wednesday that
Oklahoma's schools superintendent says it's hard to imagine students won't suffer from budget cuts
The Oklahoman / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON — Oklahoma schools Superintendent Joy Hofmeister said Wednesday that the state's budget crisis may lead to fewer teachers, bigger classes and a reduction in advanced courses. Hofmeister, who was on Capitol Hill to testify about the new... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
"FAFSA Frenzy" planned to help college students with financial aidin filling out their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms. T
"FAFSA Frenzy" planned to help college students with financial aid
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted yesterday
in filling out their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) forms. The event, co-sponsored by the Missouri Department of Higher Education, is designed to help low-income and first-generation college students complete the FAFSA, the... Read more
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The Border Mail
VTAC mulls move to crack down on schools over ATAR leaksSchools that leaked students' ATARs could be publicly named and shamed Under a
VTAC mulls move to crack down on schools over ATAR leaks
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
Schools that leaked students' ATARs could be publicly named and shamed Under a proposal to deal with leaks, schools that break the rules may be barred from accessing ATARs ahead of students for five years. Schools that leaked students' ATARs would... Read more
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iol.co.za
Parents halt North West school mergerRustenburg - The merger of two schools in North West has been stopped, the Nort
Parents halt North West school merger
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Rustenburg - The merger of two schools in North West has been stopped, the North West education department said on Wednesday. Spokesperson Elias Malindi said North West Education and Sport Development MEC Maphefo Matsemela visited the community of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AIPS Delegates Visit Aspire Sports Academy in DohaDoha — In observance of the Qatari National Sports Day, celebrated February 9,
AIPS Delegates Visit Aspire Sports Academy in Doha
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Doha — In observance of the Qatari National Sports Day, celebrated February 9, each year, delegates from around the world attending the 79th AIPS Congress in Doha on Tuesday visited that nation's multi-purpose sports complex known as the Aspire Dome... Read more
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The Age
VTAC mulls move to crack down on schools over ATAR leaksUnder a proposal to deal with leaks, schools that break the rules may be barred
VTAC mulls move to crack down on schools over ATAR leaks
The Age / Posted 2 days ago
Under a proposal to deal with leaks, schools that break the rules may be barred from accessing ATARs ahead of students for five years. Schools that leaked students' ATARs would be publicly named and shamed under tough penalties proposed by the... Read more
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The Border Mail
VTAC mulls move to crack down on schools over ATAR leaksUnder a move to crack down on the leaks, schools that broke the rules would be
VTAC mulls move to crack down on schools over ATAR leaks
The Border Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Under a move to crack down on the leaks, schools that broke the rules would be barred from accessing ATARs ahead of students for five years. Schools that leaked students' ATARs would be publicly named and shamed under tough penalties proposed by the... Read more
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The Courier
VTAC mulls move to crack down on schools over ATAR leaksUnder a move to crack down on the leaks, schools that broke the rules would be
VTAC mulls move to crack down on schools over ATAR leaks
The Courier / Posted 2 days ago
Under a move to crack down on the leaks, schools that broke the rules would be barred from accessing ATARs ahead of students for five years. Schools that leaked students' ATARs would be publicly named and shamed under tough penalties proposed by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
My Rascality, Wole Soyinka, Pyrate Confraternity and I - Prof Biodun JeyifoHe is clearly patrician in the way he acquires and disseminates knowledge but h
My Rascality, Wole Soyinka, Pyrate Confraternity and I - Prof Biodun Jeyifo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
He is clearly patrician in the way he acquires and disseminates knowledge but his general lifestyles are very simple and cool. BJ, as he is fondly called by many people, loves words-- Yoruba and English--which he uses inexhaustibly. He also loves big... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
School board approves 2016-2017 calendarcalendar for Great Bend USD 428 schools will be similar to this year’s, but the
School board approves 2016-2017 calendar
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
calendar for Great Bend USD 428 schools will be similar to this year’s, but the winter break will be two days shorter and spring break will start a week later, Superintendent Brad Reed said. The school board approved the 2016-17 calendar when... Read more
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TheStreet.com
The University of Phoenix gets a new act and takes itself privateare excited by the opportunity to build on the transformational work being done
The University of Phoenix gets a new act and takes itself private
TheStreet.com / Posted 4 days ago
are excited by the opportunity to build on the transformational work being done by the company,” said Miller. “For too long and too often, the private education industry has been characterized by inadequate student outcomes, overly aggressive... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Uche Okeke (1933Christopher Uche Okeke, Painter and Professor of the Fine Arts died on January
Uche Okeke (1933
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Christopher Uche Okeke, Painter and Professor of the Fine Arts died on January 5, following a long struggle with a devastating stroke, at his home in Nimo, in the Njikoka area of Anambra state, where he had established the Asele institute on his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Hail, Winds Storm Hits MabeleapodiMabeleapodi — Hail and winds storm which swept Mabeleapodi village in the early
Hail, Winds Storm Hits Mabeleapodi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Mabeleapodi — Hail and winds storm which swept Mabeleapodi village in the early hours of Friday (January 5) injured one and left some homeless. On Friday morning, the sheets of roofing material from damaged houses were all over the village and the... Read more
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Swissinfo
‘Classroom 2.0’ trains Swiss workers from afarIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
‘Classroom 2.0’ trains Swiss workers from afar
Swissinfo / Posted 4 days ago
It is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on the website of the party requesting the content or the website of a third party. The framing of content from SWI swissinfo.ch is only allowed if it is unchanged, without... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria Has Potential for GreatnessProfessor Niran Ajewole, a development economist and top consultant based in th
Nigeria Has Potential for Greatness
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Professor Niran Ajewole, a development economist and top consultant based in the United States of America was part of the team that designed the econometric model for the Nigerian economy way back in 1980s. In this interview with Ayo Arowolo recently... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Three legislative bills address dyslexia disorderlike this. Is that better? Some dyslexic students read entire sentences backwa
Three legislative bills address dyslexia disorder
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
like this. Is that better? Some dyslexic students read entire sentences backward, invert words while reading or writing, and mix up letters and numbers. The most common characteristic, though, is difficulty breaking down the letters of written... Read more
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TribLIVE
Segregation in Pittsburgh-area schools an enduring issueninth grade because his parents could not afford Central Catholic High's $10,00
Segregation in Pittsburgh-area schools an enduring issue
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
ninth grade because his parents could not afford Central Catholic High's $10,000 annual price tag — probably not for him, and definitely not for him and three younger brothers. Initially, Schueler, who is white, found the diverse student makeup... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Classroom wall comes crashing down at schoolHeavy rains followed by fierce winds caused the collapse of the wall of a mud c
Classroom wall comes crashing down at school
Daily Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
Heavy rains followed by fierce winds caused the collapse of the wall of a mud classroom in Nyandeni Junior Secondary in Libode. The incident took place early yesterday morning, luckily before pupils had arrived. CRESTFALLEN: Nyandeni Junior... Read more
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Sun Star
Pride in one’s jobA TYPICAL day for a public school teacher means leaving home early in the morni
Pride in one’s job
Sun Star / Posted 6 days ago
A TYPICAL day for a public school teacher means leaving home early in the morning to await the flag ceremony with the students, and then return homlong after the sun has set. That is just one of the challenges that teacher Kenneth C. Ceballos is... Read more
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Gazette
New special school searching for South Gloucestershire site following approvalfor a site to establish itself on after it was given the go ahead to start toda
New special school searching for South Gloucestershire site following approval
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
for a site to establish itself on after it was given the go ahead to start today. Following a rigorous application and assessment process, the proposal for the SGS School, a new free special school for South Gloucestershire was today... Read more
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ESPN
Clayton: What Panthers GM learned before building Super Bowl teamSAN FRANCISCO -- Dave Gettleman's early professional life was in education. Ed
Clayton: What Panthers GM learned before building Super Bowl team
ESPN / Posted 7 days ago
SAN FRANCISCO -- Dave Gettleman's early professional life was in education. Editor's Picks Armed with two master's degrees, he was a teacher and coach at a high school. He then took a postgraduate course in the NFL by taking an intern job in the... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Tributes pour in for late Brother ColumbaKUCHING: A disciplinarian yet caring, a great advocator of racial, religious ha
Tributes pour in for late Brother Columba
The Borneo Post / Posted 8 days ago
KUCHING: A disciplinarian yet caring, a great advocator of racial, religious harmony and an accomplished footballer, these were the words used to describe the late Brother Columba who passed away in his native Ireland on Wednesday. Born James... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Panel recommends Louisiana Common Core changesTuesday's vote of the Louisiana Student Standards Steering Committee was the cu
Panel recommends Louisiana Common Core changes
The Daily Comet / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday's vote of the Louisiana Student Standards Steering Committee was the culmination of months of work set in motion last year by state lawmakers. It was a compromise at the Legislature between Common Core critics who wanted the standards... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Young people with mental health problems increasingly visiting ERWhen Cassandra Arthur reached a crisis point as a teenager because of episodes
Young people with mental health problems increasingly visiting ER
The Globe and Mail / Posted 9 days ago
When Cassandra Arthur reached a crisis point as a teenager because of episodes of severe depression, she ended up at a hospital emergency department because neither she nor those trying to help her knew where else to seek help. The first time, at... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Panel recommends Louisiana Common Core changesTuesday's vote of the Louisiana Student Standards Steering Committee was the cu
Panel recommends Louisiana Common Core changes
The Houma Courier / Posted 9 days ago
Tuesday's vote of the Louisiana Student Standards Steering Committee was the culmination of months of work set in motion last year by state lawmakers. It was a compromise at the Legislature between Common Core critics who wanted the standards... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Ready Are We for the New Curriculum?23, 2015, government unveiled a new curriculum to foster a transition from a kn
How Ready Are We for the New Curriculum?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
23, 2015, government unveiled a new curriculum to foster a transition from a knowledge-based to a competence-based approach of teaching, whose implementation begins this year. This, unlike the previous methodology, would allow provision of... Read more
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Nevada Appeal
Carson High School CTE program hosts Career ExpoCarson High School’s Career and Technical Education program is presenting its C
Carson High School CTE program hosts Career Expo
Nevada Appeal / Posted 9 days ago
Carson High School’s Career and Technical Education program is presenting its Career Expo Thursday, Feb. 18 from 4:30-7 p.m. The Expo is open to the general public as well as all Carson High School students. Employers with career opportunities in... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Text of Alabama governor's State of the State speechMONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) � The following is the text of Alabama Governor Robert Be
Text of Alabama governor's State of the State speech
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) � The following is the text of Alabama Governor Robert Bentley's 2016 State of the State speech prepared for delivery Tuesday night: Lieutenant Governor Ivey, Speaker Hubbard, President Marsh, distinguished guests, members of... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
TRANSCRIPT: Gov. Bentley's 2016 State of the State AddressBelow is a transcript of Gov. Robert Bentley's 2016 State of the State Address,
TRANSCRIPT: Gov. Bentley's 2016 State of the State Address
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 9 days ago
Below is a transcript of Gov. Robert Bentley's 2016 State of the State Address, as provided by the Governor's Office. Lieutenant Governor Ivey, Speaker Hubbard, President Marsh, distinguished guests, members of the Alabama Legislature, Chief Justice... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Board of Education adds three make up daysThe Lexington City School Board of Education unanimously approved make up days
Board of Education adds three make up days
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
The Lexington City School Board of Education unanimously approved make up days in the school calendar for days missed in January due to winter weather. Lexington City Schools Superintendent Rick Kriesky said there are many factors, including usable... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Eagleton School still open under regulatory supervision, attorney saysBARRINGTON >> Eagleton School remains open but crawling with state regula
Eagleton School still open under regulatory supervision, attorney says
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 9 days ago
BARRINGTON >> Eagleton School remains open but crawling with state regulatory personnel representing its various educational agencies, according to school attorney Eric MacLeish. MacLeish offered a brief defense of the school in the wake... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
TRANSCRIPT: Gov. Bentley's 2016 State of the State AddressBelow is a transcript of Gov. Robert Bentley's 2016 State of the State Address,
TRANSCRIPT: Gov. Bentley's 2016 State of the State Address
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 9 days ago
Below is a transcript of Gov. Robert Bentley's 2016 State of the State Address, as provided by the Governor's Office. Lieutenant Governor Ivey, Speaker Hubbard, President Marsh, distinguished guests, members of the Alabama Legislature, Chief Justice... Read more
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Knoxville News Sentinel
Most states have budget surpluses, but weak forecasts prompt cautiona budget surplus, but isn’t. Virginia, another state with a surplus, wants to i
Most states have budget surpluses, but weak forecasts prompt caution
Knoxville News Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
a budget surplus, but isn’t. Virginia, another state with a surplus, wants to invest, but strategically. Meanwhile, Alaska and a few other states facing red ink are trying to figure out where to cut spending or what taxes to raise. Most state... Read more
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PhysOrg
Study reveals long-term detrimental education effects of Spanish and French colonial systemsSchool children in Huacaraico, Peru - one of the countries where Dr Feldmann's
Study reveals long-term detrimental education effects of Spanish and French colonial systems
PhysOrg / Posted 11 days ago
School children in Huacaraico, Peru - one of the countries where Dr Feldmann's study finds the legacy of colonial education continues to impact outcomes for young people. Even in the recent past, the colonial legacy has had a large negative impact on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ministry Says Girls Enrollment IncreasingThe Ministry of Education said following the affirmative action taken by the go
Ministry Says Girls Enrollment Increasing
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The Ministry of Education said following the affirmative action taken by the government and the sound education policy, the gross enrollment ratio of girls has been increasing year by year. Ministry Corporate Communication Director Ahmed Said told... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Clarence James Duvall Jr.The Rev. C.J. Duvall remembers his mother telling him and his siblings that the
Clarence James Duvall Jr.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
The Rev. C.J. Duvall remembers his mother telling him and his siblings that there was nothing in the whole wide world she wanted more than for them to be good citizens. It planted a seed within him. “Later on, when … I strayed and made some mistakes... Read more
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Greeley Tribune
Bright Futures: Applications available Monday for first-of-its-kind Weld County grant programIf you want to know the true scope of Weld County’s challenge to start a multi-
Bright Futures: Applications available Monday for first-of-its-kind Weld County grant program
Greeley Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
If you want to know the true scope of Weld County’s challenge to start a multi-million dollar scholarship program for thousands of students, Weld County Commissioner Sean Conway said, you just have to look at the Frequently Asked Questions section of... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
LSU Baseball primed for another run at OmahaFor LSU Baseball it's always Omaha or bust. With another preseason top ten rank
LSU Baseball primed for another run at Omaha
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 12 days ago
For LSU Baseball it's always Omaha or bust. With another preseason top ten ranking handed to the Tigers, the goal won't change in 2016. LSU held their baseball media day Friday, and this is what Head Coach Paul Mainieri had to say about the upcoming... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
LSU Baseball primed for another run at OmahaFor LSU Baseball it's always Omaha or bust. With another preseason top ten rank
LSU Baseball primed for another run at Omaha
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 12 days ago
For LSU Baseball it's always Omaha or bust. With another preseason top ten ranking handed to the Tigers, the goal won't change in 2016. LSU held their baseball media day Friday, and this is what Head Coach Paul Mainieri had to say about the upcoming... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Trouble for JTEDs, the Prez Race & John McCain's ChallengesOn this week's episode of Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: Alan Storm, CEO and s
Trouble for JTEDs, the Prez Race & John McCain's Challenges
Tucson Weekly / Posted 13 days ago
On this week's episode of Zona Politics with Jim Nintzel: Alan Storm, CEO and superintendent of the Pima County Joint Technical Education District, talks about why lawmakers need to reverse an upcoming $30 million budget cut or the JTEDs are going to... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
BOCES offers high tech program for selected studentswork by providing a new high-tech learning opportunity for select students in t
BOCES offers high tech program for selected students
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
work by providing a new high-tech learning opportunity for select students in the GST region. The Pathways in Technology Early College High School partnership, or P-TECH, will provide a new means of delivering instruction that will allow students... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Deped to conduct month-long early registration in public schools nationwide The Department of Education (DepEd) has officially declared that the early re
Deped to conduct month-long early registration in public schools nationwide
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
The Department of Education (DepEd) has officially declared that the early registration period for school year (SY) 2016-17 will commence on Saturday (Jan. 30) in all public... Read more
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